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It's been slow to pick up in popularity, but there's no real question that some form of virtual reality is likely to be the next frontier in computer interaction. Unfortunately, some people struggle with severe motion sickness when using virtual reality. New research suggests that this problem, dubbed "cybersickness"... Read more...
What is the right screen size for an immersive gaming experience? Bigger is better, right? That drive led to NVIDIA’s Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD) push a few years back. While BFGDs never quite caught on, Samsung is now upping the stakes. Samsung has finally released the new Odyssey Ark gaming screen, a 4K 165Hz... Read more...
An Android Banking Trojan with an already extensive toolkit recently gained a ransomware module. While banking malware is an all too prevalent a threat for mobile devices, ransomware isn’t a technique commonly deployed against mobile devices, making this particular piece of malware notable. Banking trojans come in the... Read more...
Cult of the Lamb has gamers shoveling poop, giving inspiring sermons, and sacrificing their followers. The recently released roguelite dungeon crawler has quickly enamored its player base with its adorable gameplay and often times difficult decisions that have to made as cult leader. The Melbourne indie game... Read more...
Another day another update, and this one is a doozy from the Mountain View tech company Google. Android 13 just got its latest update and its change log and fixes list is massive. The update is already being made available worldwide for Pixel phones from Pixel 4 (XL) through Pixel 6a. First, let's talk out the two... Read more...
If nothing else, the 7-Zip benchmark makes for an interesting test. That's both because it is a practical benchmark (rather than a synthetic test) and also because it exhibits unusual performance behavior. Regular leaker Raichu (@OneRaichu on Twitter) is coming at us again with another pre-release Raptor Lake leak of... Read more...
Intel’s first Arc Alchemist graphics card sold through a major US retailer looks set to drop on Monday. Major online PC and electronics dealer Newegg has listed the ASRock Intel Arc A380 Challenger ITX 6GB OC today. This compact single fan ‘ITX’ card is listed by Newegg at $139.99, which falls in line with... Read more...
A new study utilizing data from the first month of images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has revealed hidden details about galaxies during the first billion years of cosmic history. While the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has been able to unveil much of the early universe, JWST is allowing scientists... Read more...
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged four individuals for selling a startup to a San Diego company for $150 million. The four are facing charges of fraud and money laundering, but this is not an average case of duping the buyer. While the DOJ release does not name the victim company, all signs point to... Read more...
Internal moves and discussions at Apple may indicate that the company is moving to grow its advertising business. Apple already generates around $4 billion in ad revenue every year. However, according to Bloomberg, Apple’s vice president of the ad group, Todd Teresi, is pushing for a significant expansion of the... Read more...
Intel's processors include hardware to help with monitoring their own performance. Unsurprisingly, these are known as "Performance Monitoring Units" (PMU). The company releases JSON files that map the raw data provided by the PMUs to human-readable events and has already released one for its 14th-generation Meteor... Read more...
Nvidia has restarted GeForce RTX 3080 12GB production, according to a well-known Twitter tech tipster. It is thought that this particular graphics card will be a good vehicle for Nvidia and partners to burn through remaining large stocks of GA102 GPUs, due to its original scarcity and the favor it has found with... Read more...
If you're a PC gamer, you are likely someone who likes to revisit old favorites. After all, one of the greatest benefits of PC gaming (versus game consoles) is the ability to freely go back and enjoy classic titles from ages past. Doing so may be clumsy on Intel's Arc GPUs, however, as it turns out that they don't... Read more...
Mercedes-Benz developed a concept car back in 1996 that will have gamers even today both eager and hesitant to take it for a test drive. The F200 Imagination replaced the traditional steering wheel with a joystick controller, and recently sold for a reported $10 million. In the world of concept cars, pushing the... Read more...
When you update your virtual meeting software, you usually don't expect some random software to install all on its own or run commands of its own volition. If you use Zoom on a Mac though, that is exactly what is possible. This is thanks to an exploit in the Zoom updater that was outlined by Objective-See security... Read more...
Seemingly as per tradition, a retailer has slipped up and posted detailed product information ahead of an official launch. This time around, PC Canada mistakenly pushed out listings for several of AMD’s upcoming Zen 4 CPUs. These processors are not expected to be formally unveiled until later this month with... Read more...
Sony has just released Spider-Man Remastered on PC, and it's shaping up to be its second biggest launch yet. Gaming database SteamDB shows more than 66,000 players were active on the game late on Sunday, putting the superhero action-adventure title within a few thousand of God of War, which remains Sony's biggest PC... Read more...
The console war has been taken to the courts in Brazil, as Microsoft defends its acquisition of Activision Blizzard. In addition, new court documents also have Microsoft finally giving Sony credit where credit is due as it recognized the PlayStation 4 console outsold the Xbox One X two to one. Back at the beginning... Read more...
As we start to reach farther into quarter four of the year 2022 some people may be noticing a trend with electronics - the prices are dropping. This is particularly true of GPUs, and we've got a great list of deals on them if you've been itching to grab an upgrade. Let's start with a beast of an RTX 3080, the... Read more...
If working in IT has taught me anything, it is that many computer issues truly can be resolved with a reboot. If I’ve learned two things, though, it is that a myriad of remaining Windows issues can be resolved with a simple command. The Windows system file checker is such an effective general fix-all that I believe... Read more...
During a time when many companies are seeing lower sales, Apple stock has been rising ahead of its annual fall product launch. The tech giant is set to announce the launch of its iPhone 14 lineup in September. Lower-priced and mid-tier Android phone sales have seen a decline in the recent economic slowdown... Read more...
Inside companies like AMD, Intel, and NVIDIA, hardware and software engineers often work far removed from the marketing teams that determine the final product names. You've got to have a name for what you're working on while you're working on it, though. That's where all these wacky code names that we frequently... Read more...
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